Proceedings Volume 66

Proceedings Volume 66

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Generating Stations; by Mr. Henry McLaren. The Newcomen Engine; by Mr. Henry Davey. Roofing existing Shops while Work is proceeding; by Mr. R. II. Fowler. Experiments on the Efficiency of Centrifugal Pumps; by Mr. Thomas E. Stanton, D.Sc. An Inquiry into the working of various Water-Softeners; by Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, and Mr. W. B. Baron. The Graduates have held monthly Meetings, and have made several Visits to Works, including an excursion to Southampton and Eastleigh. The attendance has been satisfactory, and each Meeting was presided over by a Member of Council or other prominent Member of the Institution. The following Papers were read and discussed: --Some Notes on the Locomotive; by Mr. James McGregor. The Construction, Lighting, and Ventilation of Cotton Mills; by Mr. Frank Wilkinson. Automatic Couplers; by Mr. F. C. Hibberd. Deep-Well Pumping Machinery; by Mr. W. P. Ganvain. The Deterioration of Steam Boilers: by Mr, H. M. Warner. Grabs; by Mr. F. W. Howl. The Papers by Mr. Gauvain and Mr. Hibberd have gained prizes from the Council, and will be published in the Proceedings. At the February Meeting of the Graduates, Dr. E. T. Glazebrook, F.E.S., delivered a lecture on " The National Physical Laboratory and its Belation to Engineering," illustrated by lantern slides. The Engineering Standards Committee have held frequent meetings during the year, and have published four Eeports relating to Standard sizes for Eolled Sections and Beams. The Council have handed over to this Committee the further investigation relating to the Standardization of Pipe Flanges, which subject is now being Proceedings 1903, Part 4, pages 887 and 899. dealt with by a Sub-Committee of the Engineering Standards Committee, with Mr. William II. Maw as...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864115
  • 9781236864116